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Royal Oak (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Cottage - InterceptorGood1
Quercus Devon (now see Salcombe entries) - QPAAcceptable1
Plain Ales - InntrigueAcceptable1
Northumberland - Legends of the Wear 3 No.12 Bob StokoeAcceptable1
Northumberland - IPAAcceptable1
Quercus Devon (now see Salcombe entries) - SunstormAcceptable1
Castle Rock - YewAcceptable1

Visits Details

19 Jun 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Plain Ales - Inntrigue4.20AcceptableAmber bitter with a fair amount of bitterness. Dryish, hoppy finish. My score 14/20.
Northumberland - Legends of the Wear 3 No.12 Bob Stokoe4.30AcceptableVery bitter amber beer with little balance of flavours. My score 13/20.
Northumberland - IPA4.50AcceptablePale bitter with quite hop hop bitterness and little malt balance. My score 14/20.
Castle Rock - Yew5.00AcceptableA slightly cloudy wheat beer with a little sour yeastyness and some citrus hop. My score 14/20.
30 Jan 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Very quiet as usual on a Saturday eafternoon.
Cottage - Interceptor4.70GoodDifferent style for a Cottage beer, this was light, fruity and quite hoppy although still with the signature sweet maltiness. My score 15/20.
17 Oct 2009 (Martin the Mildman)
Quiet on a Saturday afternoon.
Quercus Devon (now see Salcombe entries) - Sunstorm4.80AcceptableQuite a dry and bitter beer with a short finish. My score 14/20.
Quercus Devon (now see Salcombe entries) - QPA5.80AcceptableStrong pale ale with quite high hoppiness and a bitter finish. My score 14/20.

About the Royal Oak

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Bath, Somerset, BA2 3BW.

Relative newcomer to the Bath real ale scene in Lower Bristol Road in the Twerton district, this renovated pub was created from scratch from a derelict former pub. Ten handpumps dipense brews from microbreweries far and wide. Has its own brewery in the old kitchen.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 7 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: BA2 3BW